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Bandit Series sees first-time winner in Tommy Boileau

Tommy Boileau took advantage of a timely caution flag to grab his first Minimizer Bandit Big Rig Series win at Hawkeye Downs Speedway in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

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Bandit truck racing series gears up for Iowa

For the first time this season, the Minimizer Bandit Big Rig Series will venture outside the South, with a race day scheduled for Saturday, July 15, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

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’88 Mike’ Morgan closes gap on Ricky ‘Rude’ Proffitt in Bandit points standings

Morgan has won the last two of the series' races after Proffitt ran of a string of three consecutive wins before that. Proffitt still leads in the overall points standings approximately halfway through the 13-race season, but Morgan is closing the gap.

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Video: Racing action, update with ’88 Mike’ Morgan’s Mack race truck

In the 6th race of the inaugural Minimizer Bandit Big Rig racing series, the No. 88 Mack of "88 Mike" Morgan ran away with the win in the main event at what amounts to the Wartrace, Tenn., resident's home track. In this video, Morgan walks through some of the modifications he's made, with a little race action, to the 1999 Mack CH since Overdrive's last close look.

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Let the festivities begin! (Fire up those race trucks …)

For those of you who won't make it home for local festivities Tuesday, enjoy the celebration wherever you are, and here's a heartfelt shout-out from me and, I know, the rest of the crew here. Thanks for what you do. (And: See you at the races! ...)

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Bandit racing series heads to Tennessee this weekend

The Minimizer Bandit Big Rig Series returns to action Saturday, July 1, at Highland Rim Speedway in Greenbrier, Tenn., the first quarter-mile track on the Bandit schedule.

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’88 Mike’ Morgan earns first Bandit Series win

For his win, Mike Morgan earned a $10,000 check. Finishing behind Morgan were Tommy Boileau, Ricky “Rude” Proffitt, Allen Boles and Chris Kikelhan. Through five races, Proffitt holds the lead in the overall series points, followed by Morgan and Justin Ball.

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Bandit Series returns to action Saturday in South Carolina

Ricky “Rude” Proffitt will gun for his fourth win in a row this weekend at Greenville-Pickens Raceway in Easley, S.C., as the Minimizer Bandit Big Rig Series returns to action Saturday, June 10.

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Three in a row: Ricky ‘Rude’ Proffitt grabs another Bandit Series win

Proffitt drove his No. 14 truck hard into turn three on the last lap Saturday, bumping Chris Kikelhan's No. 01 lapped truck in front of then-leader Justin Ball to get around both trucks and earn the win.

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Ricky ‘Rude’ Proffitt picks up second Bandit truck racing win, series heads to South Carolina

Allen Boles jumped out to an early lead in the race, gaining nearly a full straightaway lead on the rest of the 13-truck field. A caution flag took the wind out of Boles' sails with less than 10 laps to go in the 25-lap race, and Proffitt was able to take advantage.

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